|Gabriele Mucchi (1899-2002) was an Italian painter, graphic artist and architect. He is considered the co-founder of the "New Realism" (Nuovo Realismo) movement.
After graduating from high school Mucchi studied to be a civil engineer and architect at the University of Bologna from 1916 to 1923. After graduation, he worked in a construction company in Rome, an from 1927 on in an architectural firm in Milan. A stay in Berlin in the years 1928 to 1930 was followed by a lengthy stay in Paris from 1931 to 1934. In subsequent years, his name became known through an impressive wall paintings of the Italian borders. His studio became a meeting place for the anti-fascist group Corrente.
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